Board - July 24, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 10:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Tang (Vice Chair), Brown, Cohen, Fewer, Kim, Mandelman, Ronen, Safai, Stefani and Yee

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla

1. Roll Call

2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

3. Executive Director’s Report – INFORMATION  report

Consent Agenda

4. Approve the Minutes of the July 10, 2018 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

5. [Final Approval] State and Federal Legislation Update – ACTION*  resolution

Support if Amended: Senate Bill (SB) 1014 (Skinner)

6. [Final Approval] Amend the 2019 Prop K Strategic Plan Baseline, Allocating $19,999,636 in Prop K Funds for Two Requests, with Conditions, and Appropriating $600,000 for One Request – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

Projects: (TJPA) Downtown Extension - 30% Design Part 1 ($9,678,626); (SFMTA) Paratransit and Shop-a-Round/Van Gogh Shuttles, Ramp Taxi Incentive ($10,321,010) and (SFCTA) Downtown Extension – 30% Design Oversight and Support Part 1 ($600,000)

7. [Final Approval] Allocate $2,442,213 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Four Requests, with Conditions, and Appropriation of $854,000 in Prop K Funds for One Request – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

Projects: (SFMTA) (SFMTA) Geary Bus Rapid Transit – Phase 1 Near Term ($1,392,213), Alemany and Rousseau Traffic Signal Conduits ($150,000) and Local Track Application – Based Traffic Calming Program ($200,000); (BART) Balboa Park Station Area Improvements ($700,000); (SFCTA) Geary Bus Rapid Transit - Additional Funds ($854,000)

8. [Final Approval] Approve Part 1 of the Fiscal Year 2018/19 Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program of Projects, Programming $388,003 to Four Projects – ACTION*  resolution

9. [Final Approval] Adopt a Three-Year Professional Services Contract with Civic Edge Consulting in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000 for Strategic Communications, Media and Community Relations Services for the ConnectSF Program – ACTION*  resolution

10. [Final Approval] Adopt the Emerging Mobility Evaluation Report – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

11. [Final Approval] Adopt the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Perks Evaluation Findings Document – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure 

End of Consent Agenda

12. [Final Approval on First Appearance] Adopt an Oppose Position on Proposition 6, the Voter Approval for Future Gas and Vehicle Taxes and 2017 Tax Repeal Initiative – ACTION*  resolution

13. Update on the Independent Analysis and Oversight Services with Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting, Inc. – INFORMATION  presentation

At the January 2017 Board meeting, Chair Peskin called for the Board to enter into a contract for independent analysis and oversight services to aid on a variety of potential areas as a means of supporting Transportation Authority Commissioners and their staffs in assessing the agency’s effectiveness and efficiency in achieving its mission. In July 2017 the Board awarded a professional services contract to Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting Inc., with a focus on assessing three functional areas of the agency’s operations: 1) Prop K Capital Program Administration; 2) Budget Review and Analysis; and 3) Prop K Sponsor Reimbursements.

14. Update on the Muni Service Equity Strategy Report – INFORMATION*  memo  enclosure  presentation

15. Update on the District 10 Mobility Study [NTIP Planning] – INFORMATION* presentation

16. Investment Report and Debt Expenditure Report for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2018 – INFORMATION*  memo

Other Items

17. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

During this segment of the meeting, Commissioners may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

18. Public Comment

19. Adjournment

*Additional Materials


Items considered for final approval by the Board shall be noticed as such with [Final Approval] preceding the item title.

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